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will share what we know about working with the amazing communication capabilities. northern california communication system and integrating those with our robust communication system, through dsca and the various military interagencies. we will do that, partly because it's interesting, partly because it's challenges, but because as someone said all disasters are local. somewhere there's a little girl or little by or grandmother that is counting on us to get it right. so i thank you in advance for that young boy, that young girl, that family, whose lives will be changed, whose lives may even be preserved, because of your efforts. thank you for inviting me here today, thank you for allowing me to learn from you, thank you for allowing me it share a little bit about what we do and mostly to simply say thank you, it was my pleasure to be here, secretary schultz, thank you, admiral beeman, thank you. ladies and gentlemen, that's all i have. if you have any questions i'll be happy to take them. response and recovery. and the moderator for this panel is the city administrator for the city
beautiful weather. sunshine. hawaii could do it, maybe arizoo it, but northern california can do it nicely as well. let's talk about where we're at tonight. it's going to be chilly to get to the sunshine tomorrow. 39 for napa. 38 for fairfield. santa rosa 39. 48 for san francisco. san jose down to 40. good night for figure skating. s are having a good time. mom and dad doing a lot of watch watching. the kids going around there. great friday night to get out and about. no rainfall. yes, it's chilly, but if you'ree ing, who really cares? doppler bone dry. we'll stay that way for the next at least four days. i see no rain in the forecast until wednesday at the earliest. maybe you're going skiing. most of the ski resorts toward tahoe have all the lifts open. 87%, that's where we are with the snow pack. last year at this time only 36%. you'll get a lot of sunshine because of a big area of high pressure. you can kind of tell there's an area of high pressure when it almost looks like mother nature sprayed windex on southern california. taking the storm track, shoving it up in to oregon and weste
in northern california." big news today from the u.s. supreme court on gay marriage. before we get to our other topics, we'll briefly discuss that with our panelists. joining me tonight are jill tucker, "san francisco chronicle" education reporter. matthai kuruvila, also with the "san francisco chronicle." and paul rogers with "san jose mercury news." the high court announced it will review proposition 8, california's ban on same-sex marriage and the federal defense of marriage act. paul, we'll begin with you. what can we infer from this? what's the time frame? can we expect any sweeping judgments? >> well, a timeframe is the arguments are going to happen in march then we expect a decision by the end of the court session which is june 27th. it will probably go right to the very end. as for how sweeping and how big of a decision we can expect, that's sort of the $64,000 question that court watchers were already speculating about today. are we going to get a narrow ruling one way or another on either one of these two cases or is it going to be one of those once in a generation social civil
be able to help? ?oo ?a northern california has rich and diverse medical response capabilities. it's impressive the types of capabilities, the
. >> for verizon wireless in northern california we have two separate offices, we have in walnut creek and also folsom near sacramento. we have another redundancy center in texas. we have it all across our infrastructure and also with our teams. >> thank you. we have one question in the back. >> yes, my question is regarding your ability to bring in repair equipment or crews to make repairs or back-up equipment in case your infrastructure is broken. i know they have that capability but in this area, you know, many roads, bridges would be damaged. do you have your own internal aviation capability or lift capability to bring in those repair equipment and crews or is that something that you would be looking to other organizations to provide that airlift capability? >> start with mr. johnson. >> yeah, we have some limited capability in terms of aircraft and on site helicopters in our outskirting area, but in terms of a major event in the san francisco bay area, we would be heavily focused on those folks who provide that service to us under contract. we do not have our own helicopters in oakla
speed rail project. the northern california segment is slated to receive $600 million in proposition 1(a) funding as an early investment. many of us are committed to the ultimate success of high speed rail and caltrain electrification and we therefore would like to hear an update on san francisco's participation in this early investment. we understand that the first step is moving forward on long desired electrification of caltrans but we need to know what that means fora p30 san francisco. we need to know how the city's going to"7 project, along with our partners in7÷[Ñ the peninsula and south bay and regionally. we need to know how we are financing our share of the local match. at this hearing we will discuss next steps and including which agencies are working on this what theirc piyñ timelines are and how we can make sure everyone is working3(( byi together. the second hearing request has to do with recent friends in robberies including armed robberies in san francisco. we've seen a spike in a number
in southern california, about a month ago we had 9 aircraft at our peak working fires throughout northern california if that answers your question. >> any other responses? >> i wanted to touch -- can you hear me now? i wanted to touch on that last topic as far as the command control because what we have here in the marine corps is similar to the navy. we have the installation, the regional installation command and also partners with the operational foresite. we allow the operational foresight, we maintain those but then we coordinate, cooperate, with the operational foresight once the call comes in for support. so we're able to do that obviously through memorandum of understandings and we have agreements and our wing operating orders allow for the fact the operational control, at least under operational response, maintains with the operators. the third aircraft wing maintains operational control but we send our operatives out to be controlled by the civic sight. we're comfortable with that and that's matured a lot in the last couple years. >> talked a lot about command and control an
heading into that time of year where we're going to hit significant fire weather and knowing northern california as we are now but eventually southern california, one of the most effective ways to stop the fires from growing is that initial attack, which means we need to be able to quickly put resources up in the air and move them. i guess my question is from a national guard perspective, from a naval perspective, with the helicopter resources down there, do you feel you would be able to quickly move those resources and you have the agreements in place. we'll start with the national guard and work on our way down. >> although we're advertised as a one week a month and two weekends a year, i've got crews on pretty much every day and if cal fire calls i can get crews out in just a matter of hours. we did do that about two months ago, the robbers fire, and it worked out real well. cal fire went in real aggressive and put out the fire in a short period of time. so there's no issue with us being immediately available, we've got our buckets, crew trained. >> as an example of that, 2007
in northern california. >> and reaction from the bay area's gay community as the battle over same sex marriage heads to the supreme court. >> complete bay your news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> welcome. it's saturday december 8th. >> cold start to the weekend. let's check in with rosemary. foggy. >> right. you foggy for some, frigid for most and slightly warmer by the afternoon. we are waking up with mostly clear skies, some of us to near freezing and some of that fog is dense. i will take a look at it coming up. >> two teens were arrested overnight after a pipe bomb was set off inside a mailbox in a neighborhood. we are live now with more on the damage caused. >> reporter: it all started a report about an explosion in pleasant hill, close to the sun valley mall. what exploded was a pipe bomb somebody putin side that mailbox. that's what is left of it. nobody in the neighborhood was hurt but several residents reported seeing a red suv leaving the area. police spotted that suv outside college park high school and found another pipe bomb inside the vehi
of these storms to get anywhere close to northern california. it is shoving it around the high pressure which means snow for washington and northwestern oregon but not for us. the storm track stays away. we will have chilly mornings with clear skies. highs well into the 60s all the way until tuesday of next week. that's how long we will be sunny as well. so, you will have morning fog away from the bit. next week we will see a pattern change but not until next wednesday. it will get a little cloudier, a little bit wetter, but much colder. enjoy the warm while you have it. average high, oakland, you normally hit 58 this time of year. instead, 63. concord, you're normally 53. tomorrow 61. san jose 63. redwood city, low 60s. the trivalley in the low 60s. pittsburgh antioch, low 60s. berkeley 62 for you tomorrow. coupledegrees milder on sunday with mainly sunny skies. we will stay mild monday and tuesday. there is your pattern change. chance of a couple showers. nothing too big there, but it will be much cooler with highs to mid to upper 50s. great news to report with our ski report. in heavenly,
like northern virginia or southern california or texas, where i spent most of my adult life. i am not sure it is true that everyone has a negative attachment to immigration, but on the other hand, the conversation about undocumented has cast something on immigration. united states as well as europe and many other countries, including china, looking at our current demographic situation, we will turn to immigration because our fertility is approaching at or below replacement levels. we see this already. china has been looking at the fact that their one-child policy is leading to an older society. immigration and becomes another way that they can continue the economic vitality, said to me, immigration and vitality are closely linked, and i think that is many true -- true for many people in the united states, not so sure about politicians. >> reminding people that the story of america is the story of entrepreneurship, and that is also a story of immigration. some of the most iconic companies. it is not just a recent tech phenomenon. i believe the reason it is so controversial measure
in northern virginia or southern california or texas where i spent most of my adult life. so i'm not sure it's true that everybody has a negative attachment to immigration. but on the other hand, i think the political controversy about immigration much about undocumented immigrants has led people to a negative cast to immigration. i can tell you that the united states as well as europe and many other countries including eventually china because of our current demographic situation, we will turn to immigration increasingly because our ter tilt is approaching below replacement level so immigration will be a necessity. the chinese are thinking about the fact their one child policy is going to lead to them having a much older population soon with fewer children. so immigration becomes another way they can continue the economic vitality of their country. so to me immigration and vitality are closely linked. i think that's true for many business people in the united states and the university. not too sure about the politicians. >> i think we have to remind people the story of america is a story of
of the northern lights. san juan islands, washington coming in third. number six eastern sierra, california. shout out to mammoth mountain. gorgeous out there. just saying. >>> i'll decorate it and it will be just right for our play. besides i think it needs me. >> good grief, don't try that at home. you want to find a real healthy tree? try the state that produces the most christmas trees which is oregon. with almost 5 million. north carolina and michigan are the runners up. and those are your number once. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may help lower your cholesterol and -- well that's easy [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. how much is your current phone bill? four sixteen seventy six a month! okay, come with me -- we're gonna save you money. with straight talk at walmart, you get
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